Coronavirus: The Latest

Coronavirus: The Latest

By The Telegraph

The latest Coronavirus news from The Telegraph’s leading journalists, with analysis of the impact on health, business and travel in the UK and beyond.

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Episodes

Has hospitality been unfairly targeted?

It employs nearly one in ten UK workers, but it’s the industry set to suffer the most when England's new tier system comes into force. CEO of UKHospitality, Kate Nicholls tells Theodora Louloudis why limited evidence of infection in pubs and restaurants means the sector has been wrongly singled out, with ‘devastating’ consequences. Read more on Christmas rules: https://bit.ly/361oNwP |Read more on travel quarantine changes: https://bit.ly/371PVLG |'Dosing error in trials led to Oxford vaccine's 90 per cent efficacy by accident': https://bit.ly/39bzCOU |For 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/audio |Email: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.uk |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/11/20·12m 12s

How promising is Remdesivir?

Over a year since the first recorded case of Covid-19 in humans, only one antiviral drug is approved for its treatment. The Telegraph’s Global Health Security team speak to Dr Michael Elliot, Vice President of Medical Affairs at Gilead Sciences, the company that manufactures Remdesivir. They discuss how useful it is, whether big pharma is solely driven by profit and the prognosis for severe coronavirus sufferers in the second wave.Read more on the Oxford vaccine: https://bit.ly/2UVfPet |Read more on Brexit talks: https://bit.ly/36V8f8Y |Read more on the new quarantine-free list: https://bit.ly/3lMs88H |For 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/audio |Email: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.uk |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/11/20·14m 34s

The five challenges facing Joe Biden

After the US recorded its highest daily rise in new cases and hospitalisations, Deputy Editor of The Telegraph’s Global Health Security Team, Anne Gulland joins Theodora Louloudis to discuss the five mammoth challenges the President Elect will be seeking to overcome in his fight against Covid-19. Top of the list? Tackling misinformation.Track cases in your area: https://bit.ly/2Yohewr |Read more about the MS drug trial: https://bit.ly/3kB3nuM |For 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audio |Email: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.uk |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/11/20·15m 26s

When will the UK be vaccinated?

After the Pfizer vaccine breakthrough, immunologist Dr Al Edwards tells Theodora Louloudis why the hard work isn't over even once a vaccine is approved, why talk of effective immunisation before Christmas is premature and how this particular vaccine could be particularly difficult to distribute.Read more about the rise in deaths in England and Wales: https://bit.ly/2GLAwWw |Read more about unemployment rates: https://bit.ly/3llycof |Read more about Welsh exams: https://bit.ly/36oNeDo |Read Sarah Newey 'We should be concerned about the 'mink virus', but not for the reasons you think': https://bit.ly/3lu966w |For 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audio |Email: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.uk |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/11/20·12m 38s

Could we all be tested weekly?

As Liverpool becomes England’s first city to be offered mass coronavirus testing, The Telegraph’s Health Editor Laura Donnelly tells Theodora Louloudis why the trial could offer a glimpse into the UK’s future, and why its success hinges on public co-operation.Read more the UK's R-rate: https://bit.ly/35YCHyB |Read more about Paris' coronavirus infection rates: https://bit.ly/2HXCEe4 |Read Ambrose Evans-Pritchard' 'Boris has my full support on lockdown 2.0 - even though I think he’s wrong': https://bit.ly/34T24Tl |For 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audio |Email: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.uk |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/11/20·10m 2s

Is Christmas "cancelled"?

With just eight weeks to go until the big day, Yolanthe Fawehinmi joins Theodora Louloudis to discuss the likelihood of households being allowed to mix nationwide over the festive season. Read more about England's coronavirus infection rates: https://bit.ly/31TdwMJ|Read more about the leaked sage documents: https://bit.ly/34GV4ZE|For 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audio |Email: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.uk |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/10/20·8m 57s

Time for a two-week lockdown?

Millions more Britons will soon be living under tighter coronavirus restrictions, but Sadiq Khan and Sir Keir Starmer are among the Labour MPs calling for even harsher measures. They want to see a two-week national ’circuit breaker’ lockdown, but would this diminish the problem, or simply delay it? The Telegraph’s Global Health Security Correspondent Sarah Newey tells Theodora Louloudis why the move isn't a silver bullet.Read Sarah's report from Manaus: www.bit.ly/3diYUe9 |Read more about Wales' crackdown on English visitors: https://bit.ly/3nT22lN |Read more about Germany's rise in cases: https://bit.ly/3nUEqNx |For 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audio |Email: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.uk |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/10/20·13m 36s

Will the three-tier system work?

After Boris Johnson announces a new three-tier system of increasingly tough restrictions to determine England’s local lockdowns, University of London virologist Dr Elisabetta Gropelli joins Theodora Louloudis to discuss whether a focus on social interaction is enough to avoid the death rates seen over the country’s first wave.Find out what tier your area is in: https://bit.ly/2SNBOTo|Read more about missed cancer screenings: https://bit.ly/371Y8AX|Read more about China’s mass testing: https://bit.ly/33OpDfj |Read Sarah Newey’s piece on Manaus in Brazil: https://bit.ly/3diYUe9 |For 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audio |Email: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.uk |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/10/20·13m 32s

Donald Trump tests positive - what next?

After Donald Trump and his wife, Melania test positive for coronavirus, Oxford University Professor of US Politics, Adam Smith joins Theodora Louloudis to discuss how this will affect his campaign, and why - if everything goes really wrong - it could lead to a Democratic president before the votes are even counted.Read more about SNP MP Margaret Ferrier: https://bit.ly/3ilI4vT |Read more about England's new quarantine rules: https://bit.ly/3cTBWK5 |For 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audio |Email: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.uk |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/10/20·15m 3s

A six-month lockdown?

As case numbers rise, restrictions rise too. In the wake of England’s new lockdown measures, The Telegraph’s Associate Editor, Camilla Tominey tells Theodora Louloudis whether these are merely the beginning, why Boris Johnson’s own experience of the virus is colouring his response and why she still views the PM as a libertarian leader.Read the new rules in full: https://bit.ly/2HolciE |Read Camilla Tominey’s latest analysis: https://bit.ly/35ZrgZk |Read more about the US death toll: https://bit.ly/2Eo9149 |Read more about job cuts: https://bit.ly/3iY9R6M |Read more about French schools: https://bit.ly/363BDLH |For 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audio |Email: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.uk |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/09/20·13m 18s

Is Britain’s death toll about to jump?

Cases are rising and restrictions are being reimposed, but will an increase in UK infections lead to a spike in deaths? As the WHO warns of a rise in coronavirus fatalities across Europe from October, The Telegraph's Theodora Louloudis and Global Health Security Correspondent, Sarah Newey discuss how this could play out in Britain, and whether younger sufferers and breakthroughs in treatments are enough to stop a deadly second wave. Read more about how face masks could be giving people Covid-19 immunity: https://bit.ly/2ZAqIVD |Read more about the Recovery trial: https://bit.ly/2E4A30s |Read more about public policing of the 'rule of six': https://bit.ly/2E4A30s |Read more about Sir Keir Starmer's isolation: https://bit.ly/3c8H8K5 |For 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audio |Email: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.uk |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/09/20·16m 19s

What now for the Oxford vaccine?

Nearly 180 vaccines are being trialled globally, but Oxford University's has been a frontrunner from the start. On Tuesday, a hitch in the road: the trial was paused in its third and final phase. Virologist Dr Elisabetta Groppelli joins Theodora Louloudis to discuss the significance of the decision, and whether global collaboration is needed to speed up the search.Read more about England's new lockdown rules: https://bit.ly/2FcTaG3 |Read more about the rise in cases in Italy and Portugal: https://bit.ly/3ih6OGr |What you can and can't do from Monday: https://bit.ly/3mcLFzN |For thirty days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audio |Email: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.uk |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/09/20·12m 44s

Back to work or face the sack?

Over five months since the public was told to work from home where possible, the Prime Minister wants Britons back at their desks. As well as concern for the economy, mental health and productivity, ministers are warning that working from home will make people more ‘vulnerable’ to being let go. Theodora Louloudis is joined by employment law solicitor, Melanie Morton to discuss the rights of employers to fire those who wish to stay home, and the rights of employees to refuse on the grounds of health, childcare, or because they simply don’t fancy it. Read more the UK's current local lockdowns: https://bit.ly/3b75vqT |Read more about the latest numbers of confirmed cases and deaths: https://bit.ly/2G3SrqJ |For a half price subscription to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audio |Email: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.uk |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/08/20·12m 21s

Has the lockdown lost us friends?

After months of reduced social interaction, it's hard to shake the feeling that things just don't feel the same with some of our friendships. And a new report suggests that's because they might not be. The Oxford University psychologist behind the study, Professor Robin Dunbar joins Theodora Louloudis to discuss the hindrances of virtual friendships, why physical contact strengthens relationships and the unwelcome side-effect of becoming friends with your neighbours over the lockdown.Read more about the rules for face masks in schools: https://bit.ly/2D4vYc4 |Read more about where might be next for travel quarantines: https://bit.ly/3lh8v8V |Read more about Gatwick Airport's redundancies: https://bit.ly/3jhY6HY |For a half price subscription to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audio |Email: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.uk |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/08/20·12m 12s

Quarantine: Which countries are next?

The late-evening announcement that those arriving in the UK from France will soon have to quarantine for 14 days has left Britons scrambling to get home. The Telegraph’s Deputy Travel Editor, Ben Ross joins Theodora Louloudis to discuss which countries could soon be added to the UK Government’s ‘red list’, whether France is likely to impose reciprocal measures and why this is the ‘worst case scenario' for the travel industry.Read more about the latest easing of lockdown restrictions and England’s case numbers: https://bit.ly/3gYEIiH |Watch ‘Will holidays ever be the same?’: https://bit.ly/3fYBkCS |For 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audio |Email: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.uk |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/08/20·13m 47s

How Spain lost control - again

Spain’s coronavirus lockdown was the strictest of all – and it worked. But less than two months after the state of emergency ended, the country is once again topping the European league of Covid-19 transmission. Madrid-based journalist, James Badcock joins Theodora Louloudis to discuss why partying amongst the young and a patchy contact tracing system mean the country’s become the sick man of Europe.Read more about Britain's record recession: https://bit.ly/2PPVtAo |Read more about Aberdeen's lockdown: https://bit.ly/3ahsS0m |Read ‘Is a second wave beginning to sweep through Europe?’: https://bit.ly/2XSceja |For 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audio |Email: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.uk |See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/08/20·12m 10s

The Covid-19 'long-haulers'

As MPs are warned that up to half a million Britons are suffering coronavirus symptoms months after first falling ill, Theodora Louloudis hears from those experiencing 'long Covid' and speaks to Professor Tim Spector, a leading King's College London epidemiologist about why some suffer for much longer than others, and whether those experiencing long-term symptoms still have the disease.Read more about safety concerns over 50 million NHS masks: https://bit.ly/3ifB0l0 |Read more about rising cases in Germany and France: https://bit.ly/3fwWhVh |Read more about the new coronavirus rules for weddings: https://bit.ly/2DEPITC|For 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/audioEmail: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/08/20·12m 17s

A homegrown vaccine?

As results of the first human trials of Oxford University vaccine show immune reaction produced without any serious adverse reactions, virologist Dr Elisabetta Groppelli joins Theodora Louloudis to discuss why she thinks the results are ‘very, very encouraging’, whether a vaccine is ‘one size fits all’ and how virus mutation could affect crucial immunology research.Read more about the potential coronavirus treatment from Synairgen: https://bit.ly/2WG5FzrRead more about Test and Trace privacy allegations: https://bit.ly/2WEPdPSRead more about French face masks: https://bit.ly/3fMPSq6For 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audioEmail: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/07/20·13m 27s

Normality by November?

As Boris Johnson suggests the nation could see a Christmas free of social distancing, the Telegraph’s Deputy Political Editor, Anna Mikhailova joins Theodora Louloudis to discuss what the Prime Minister’s latest update means for those currently working from home, whether newly-unveiled testing targets will give the country greater freedoms and why giving councils the power to implement local lockdowns is one of the government’s most significant steps yet.Read more about the UK’s current lockdown rules: https://bit.ly/3fDD4lHRead more about the urgent review into coronavirus death figures: https://bit.ly/2ZBf3GkRead Rosa Silverman - "It's not just fear stopping us commuting. It's that we've found a better way": https://bit.ly/3eEn8yqFor 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audioEmail: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/07/20·15m 14s

Why are Tory voters more likely to oppose face masks?

The move to make face covering compulsory in shops has caused anger - online, at least. And a YouGov poll suggests that those who oppose the move are more likely to be Conservative voters and Brexiteers. The Telegraph’s Parliamentary Sketchwriter, Michael Deacon joins Theodora Louloudis to discuss why the decision goes against Boris Johnson’s own libertarian principles and what leaving the EU might have to do with wearing a face mask.Read more from Michael Deacon: https://bit.ly/3j9nZdNRead more about the rate of infection in May: https://bit.ly/2Ot4xKYRead more about Boris Johnson’s pledge to hold an independent inquiry, and skin rash warnings: https://bit.ly/2ZtvTqMWatch The WHO and Covid-19: The organisation at the centre of the storm: https://bit.ly/3h8bJZvFor 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audioEmail: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/07/20·16m 44s

Science or sexism? The beauty industry’s slow reopening

Beauty salons have been given the green light to reopen on Monday, but not all treatments will go ahead. Manicures, massages and leg waxes are back on the menu, but no treatments can be carried out above the neck - apart from beard trimming. It’s led to a “beards v brows” debate and allegations of sexism. The Telegraph’s Women’s Editor, Claire Cohen and Beauty Director, Sonia Haria join Theodora Louloudis to discuss the importance of the beauty industry and why they believe this is another symptom of a lockdown designed “by men, for men”.Read more about the new travel quarantine rules: https://bit.ly/2DxAQXbRead more about New York’s antibody results: https://bit.ly/3fizT2SRead Anne Gulland and Paul Nuki’s second wave analysis: https://bit.ly/2O9Nv4sFor 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audioEmail: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/07/20·16m 36s

The emerging cost of the UK’s bungled coronavirus response

Calls for an inquiry mount after Treasury figures reveal £25 billion has been spent on the PPE and NHS Test and Trace programmes, both littered with problems. The Telegraph’s Economics Reporter, Tom Rees joins Theodora Louloudis to discuss the Government’s accountability and the long-term effects of loosening the public purse.Read more about the lockdown relaxation in England: https://bit.ly/2Zer44ARead more about the testing of asymptomatic workers: https://bit.ly/3gO33axRead more about the lockdown relaxation in Scotland: https://bit.ly/3gJfp3vFor 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audioEmail: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/07/20·10m 40s

Denial, rising cases and a positive test result for Brazil's President Bolsonaro

As President Bolsonaro becomes the latest Brazilian to test positive for the virus, Euan Marshall joins Theodora Louloudis from São Paulo to discuss why he's taking an unproven treatment for the virus, his aversion to lockdown restrictions and why the crisis hasn't dealt a crushing blow to his popularity.Read more about the Chancellor's green home improvement announcements: https://bit.ly/3f6wQL6Read more about Boris Johnson's care home comments: https://bit.ly/3guX4aeRead more about Melbourne's lockdown: https://bit.ly/3gtduA2For 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audioEmail: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/07/20·10m 46s

The plan to get Britain's children back to school

Schools will open to all pupils from September, but what will the classroom look like? Can exams take place after so much disruption? And why have teaching unions been quick to criticise the government's plans? The Telegraph's Education Editor, Camilla Turner joins Theodora Louloudis to discuss the much-anticipated return to the classroom.Read more about the NHS Test and Trace figures: https://bit.ly/38xJK2lRead more about US unemployment: https://bit.ly/2YR1hz9Listen to Postcards: www.playpodca.st/postcardsFor 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audioEmail: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/07/20·12m 22s

Is Leicester the first of many local lockdowns?

While the rest of the country sees restrictions ease, Leicester goes into reverse. The Telegraph’s Global Health Security Editor, Paul Nuki and Chief Reporter, Robert Mendick join Theodora Louloudis to discuss the cause of the outbreak, what it tells us about how well the virus is under control and whether local lockdowns are the new normal.Read more about Boris Johnson's economic recovery plan: https://bit.ly/31vd4ozRead more about UK death levels: https://bit.ly/2YNsXVzRead more about the EU's list of 'safe countries': https://bit.ly/2YJvf8eFor 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audioEmail: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/06/20·16m 17s

Will America's new spike of infections be as deadly as the first?

As the US confirms a record number of daily cases, The Telegraph’s Washington Editor Nick Allen joins Theodora Louloudis to discuss whether Donald Trump is right to attribute this to increased testing, how reopening splits states along party lines and why the average age of those now infected has dropped by thirty years.Read more about Scotland’s near elimination of the virus: https://bit.ly/385KmvIRead more about Sweden’s disagreement with the WHO: https://bit.ly/3eAj6YMRead our advice on when to book a holiday: https://bit.ly/383HJKRFor 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audioEmail: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/06/20·14m 51s

How many rules are too many rules?

The new normal is a litany of complex rules and regulations, and as the UK Government slowly eases the lockdown, politicians are seeking to strike the balance between safety and realism. Behavioural scientist, Professor Ben Voyer joins Theodora Louloudis to discuss why easing the rules makes imposing them look comparatively easy, why the public needs to feel a greater sense of reward, and the psychology of reimposing restrictions in the event of further outbreaks.Read more about the easing of Scotland’s lockdown: https://bit.ly/2A0Jhc1Read more about health experts’ warning of a second wave: https://bit.ly/37Ygq4tRead more about President Bolsonaro: https://bit.ly/3ewoSupRead Paul Nuki's analysis on why more men die from Covid-19 than women: https://bit.ly/2Z4I8ZnFor 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audioEmail: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/06/20·16m 58s

Why meat processing factories have become coronavirus hotspots

Germany’s R-number shot to its highest level for weeks after more than 1300 abattoir employees tested positive for the virus. In the UK, three outbreaks have been confirmed in meat processing factories, sparking concerns that not enough is being done to protect low-paid workers. The Telegraph’s Global Health Security Correspondent, Anne Gulland joins Theodora Louloudis to discuss why the plants are the ideal incubator for the virus, and what the ensuing local lockdowns tell us about what life might look like once the hospitality industry opens up further.Read more about the new shielding guidance: https://bit.ly/2NmHH7mRead more about the changes to the two-metre rule: https://bit.ly/3hSUookRead more about global coronavirus cases: https://bit.ly/2YohewrFor 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audioEmail: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/06/20·11m 36s

Was the NHS contact tracing app doomed from the start?

England’s planned contact tracing app, trialled on the Isle of Wight, has been abandoned in favour of a system developed by Google and Apple. The Telegraph's Senior Technology Reporter, Matt Field and Social Media Correspondent, Mike Wright join Theodora Louloudis to discuss what went wrong, how other countries are overcoming the same hurdles and whether an app is that effective after all.Read more on the UK's alert level: https://bit.ly/2N9TCFzRead more on the reopening of schools: https://bit.ly/2zMY0qXRead more on the return of foreign travel: https://bit.ly/3hFRO54Get 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audioEmail: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/06/20·20m 57s

Are young people the long-term losers of the lockdown?

As the Prince of Wales warns of the 'potentially devastating' impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on young people, The Telegraph’s Family and Education Editor, Sally Peck and Cambridge University psychologist, Dr Amy Orben join Theodora Louloudis to discuss the effect of uncertainty on a generation trying to plan for their futures.Read more on the latest contact tracing app developments: https://bit.ly/2NbQMzSRead more on Boris Johnson and Emmanuel Macron's meeting: https://bit.ly/30W2OoURead more on Italy's travel bonus: https://bit.ly/30RyBaFGet 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audioEmail: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/06/20·18m 28s

The footballer who took on coronavirus food poverty - and won

More than a million schoolchildren in England will be given meal vouchers over the summer following pressure from Manchester United and England forward, Marcus Rashford. The Telegraph's Northern Football Correspondent, James Ducker joins Theodora Louloudis to discuss the man behind the campaign, and why the government doubled back on a move not to offer support over the holidays.Read more from James: https://bit.ly/3eaXlynGet 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audioEmail: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/06/20·13m 27s

Is lifting the lockdown enough to save the economy?

The coronavirus lockdown ground the UK economy to a halt in April, with the biggest monthly GDP contraction on record. But with non-essential shops opening from Monday and many sectors moving back to work, is this enough to counter such a significant hit? The Telegraph's Economics Reporter, Lizzy Burden joins Theodora Louloudis to discuss how dented consumer confidence will mean a particularly slow return to normal, and why the pair won't be heading back to the shops anytime soon.Revealed: the 254 neighbourhoods where there have been no Covid-19 deaths - is yours one? https://bit.ly/3dYG0snGet 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audioSend us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/06/20·12m 32s

Is the decision to keep schools shut political?

The vast majority of England's children remain at home, but how dangerous is a return to the classroom? Is education falling prey to attempts to fire up the economy? And would a cross-party consensus on the matter help Britain's children? The Telegraph's Associate Editor, Camilla Tominey joins Theodora Louloudis to discuss when a nation of parents can hang up their homeschooling hats.Read more on 'support bubbles': https://bit.ly/3cRdgADRead more on why the UK economy is world’s biggest Covid-19 casualty: https://bit.ly/2YqsZRKGet 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audioSend us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/06/20·13m 49s

Will the UK travel quarantine work?

The UK's most controversial measure yet came into force on Monday, but will it stop re-infection? What effect will it have on an already struggling travel industry? And who is exempt from the rules?Join The Telegraph Community Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/telegraphcommunityGet 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audioSend us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/06/20·10m 19s

Friday 5 June

Matt Hancock urges the public to avoid planned anti-racism protests, the US sees an unexpected upturn in employment and why having less hair might put you more at risk.Read 'The ‘Ostrich Alliance’: Coronavirus and the world leaders embracing denial, quackery and conspiracy': https://bit.ly/3cDFkr1Read 'Do you have 'zoom chin'? How to avoid unflattering angles on video calls': https://bit.ly/2AFE9deGet 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audioSend us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/06/20·13m 7s

Thursday 4 June

Face coverings to be made mandatory on public transport, fresh hope and fresh disappointment for the potential treatment backed by Donald Trump and why you could be getting a haircut sooner than you think.Listen to Planet Normal: www.playpodca.st/planetnormalTelegraph subscribers can listen to the full interview with Sir Richard Dearlove here: https://bit.ly/2U6hxcQGet 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audioSend us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/06/20·10m 38s

Wednesday 3 June

A Conservative revolt over quarantine plans, universities unveil plans for virtual learning, and how to ease your pets out of lockdown. Read The Telegraph's resident vet, Pete Wedderburn's column: https://bit.ly/2U0Rh3xGet 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audioSend us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/06/20·12m 23s

Tuesday 2 June

The pandemic lays bare UK inequalities, how Sweden used similar lockdown modelling to the UK - but chose not to lockdown and why British volunteers are deliberately trying to catch the virus.Get 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audioSend us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/06/20·13m 6s

Monday 1 June

The UK sees its lowest daily death toll since the lockdown began, opposition mounts against the Government's travel quarantine plans, and how horse racing became the first live sport out of the starting gate.Join Camilla Turner's live Q&A on the reopening of schools on this page at 11am on Tuesday: https://bit.ly/3cnHoTJGet 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audioSend us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/06/20·10m 5s

Friday 29 May

The Chancellor reveals the future of the furlough scheme, new research suggests most people infected with coronavirus never show symptoms and why the pandemic has given tech companies the power of nation states.Read The 18 councils yet to see coronavirus deaths peak: https://bit.ly/2TRZqalRead Neil McCormick My special request at Zoom gigs? Please stop: https://bit.ly/2zA2GjUGet 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audioSend us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/05/20·12m 45s

Thursday 28 May

Boris Johnson announces groups of up to six can meet from Monday, the Government’s ‘test and trace’ system sees a chaotic first day, and should deaths be measured per capita?Listen to Planet Normal: www.playpodca.st/planetnormalGet 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audioSend us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/05/20·12m 39s

Wednesday 27 May

The Government launches its ‘test and trace’ programme, warnings that the self-employed face a ‘cliff-edge’ drop in income support, and how Greece defied the odds to keep covid-19 at bay.Get 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audioSend us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/05/20·10m 39s

Tuesday 26 May

A newly-authorised drug hailed as ‘the biggest step forward in the treatment of coronavirus since the crisis began’, London is no longer the UK's virus epicentre, and why the pandemic has turned Brazil’s president against the country’s media.Join The Telegraph's Dominic Cummings webinar at 11am on Wednesday: https://bit.ly/3emFjsQGet 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audioSend us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/05/20·8m 51s

How Telegraph reporters are covering the biggest story of their careers

In this special episode, Data Journalist, Dominic Gilbert and Deputy Editor of the Global Health Security team, Anne Gulland join Theodora Louloudis to pull back the curtain on what it’s like analysing complicated (and often morbid) data, whether the old adage that “the stats never lie” rings true and why media focus lies on the negative news stories rather than the positive. Plus the trio reflect on what it’s like covering the most difficult story of their careers from their kitchen tables.Read The Telegraph’s good news roundup: https://bit.ly/3cUEaYVRead Anne Gulland’s work: https://bit.ly/2ATdqtURead Dominic Gilbert’s work: https://bit.ly/2LPGWmtGet 7 days' free access to The Telegraph: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/audioSend us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/05/20·29m 19s

Thursday 21 May

A clue as to how many of us have actually had the virus, Scotland plots a cautious route out of lockdown, and why Sweden’s property market suggests the UK’s isn’t heading for a swift recovery. Ask a question about our coronavirus coverage: https://bit.ly/2ZyAfxpGet 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audioSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/05/20·11m 34s

Wednesday 20 May

Boris Johnson promises a 'world-beating' test and trace system by June, we visit a Danish school to see how British children could return to the classroom and why drinks at the bar might be a thing of the past.Ask a question about our coronavirus coverage: https://bit.ly/2ZyAfxpGet 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audioSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/05/20·13m 4s

Tuesday 19 May

The Chancellor warns of a ‘severe recession’, the UK death toll hits 40,000 and we ask whether the Government is doing enough to support parents of children with special needs over the lockdown.Join Nick Trend's travel Q&A on this page at 1pm on Wednesday: https://bit.ly/2X6tn7qGet a free trial subscription to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audioSend us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/05/20·13m 6s

Monday 18 May

Testing opened to everyone over five, China under pressure over the origins of the coronavirus and could the mosh pit be a thing of the past?Get 7 days' free access to The Telegraph: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/audioSend us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/05/20·11m 24s

Friday 15 May

The rate of infection rises, the UK Government spends £20 million on drugs not yet proven to work and why face masks split Americans along party lines.Watch: What Covid-19 data really tells us about the deadly disease - https://bit.ly/3bEvS66Get 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/audioSend us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/05/20·11m 55s

Thursday 14 May

The new antibody test touted as a ‘game changer’, questions over Russia’s relatively low death rate and could state-sponsored virtual therapy prevent a mental health crisis?Read Linda Blair's daily dose of calm: https://bit.ly/3dBf2HlWe’re giving all of the wonderful staff of our brilliant NHS a free, six-month digital subscription to The Telegraph. Just email NHS@telegraph.co.uk from your NHS email address.Send us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/05/20·11m 29s

Wednesday 13 May

Britain braces for a record-breaking recession, warnings Brazil could be the next virus epicentre and the EU’s plan to save the summer.Join Jessica Beard's furlough Q&A on this page at 1pm on Thursday: https://bit.ly/3bAgpEkWe’re giving all of the wonderful staff of our brilliant NHS a free, six-month digital subscription to The Telegraph. Just email NHS@telegraph.co.uk from your NHS email address.Send us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/05/20·14m 1s

Tuesday 12 May

The Chancellor extends the furlough scheme, six new cases in Wuhan spark plans to test eleven million, and a very royal thank you for nursing staff.Join Nick Trend’s travel Q&A on this page at 1pm on Wednesday: https://bit.ly/35UF7OlWatch The Queen lead an all-family video call to thank nurses in a Royal first: https://bit.ly/2xWQeJZWe’re giving all of the wonderful staff of our brilliant NHS a free, six-month digital subscription to The Telegraph. Just email NHS@telegraph.co.uk from your NHS email address.Send us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/05/20·11m 16s

Monday 11 May

The new normal? The Telegraph’s top journalists break down the Government's 50-page roadmap out of lockdown and what it means for you.Join Marianna Hunt's Q&A on returning to work on this page at 1pm on TuesdayWe’re giving all of the wonderful staff of our brilliant NHS a free, six-month digital subscription to The Telegraph. Just email NHS@telegraph.co.uk from your NHS email address.Send us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/05/20·15m 30s

Friday 8 May

US unemployment soars, the UK splits over easing lockdown measures and the inside story of how an email from a Turkish T-shirt salesman led to a British PPE fiasco.Watch - How the global economy has been damaged by COVID-19Read - Whisper it, but millions of people are enjoying lockdownWe’re giving all of the wonderful staff of our brilliant NHS a free, six-month digital subscription to The Telegraph. Just email NHS@telegraph.co.uk from your NHS email address.Send us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/05/20·14m 37s

Thursday 7 May

Lockdown extended for another three weeks, the Bank of England predicts one of the worst economic crashes in history, and could a “travel bubble” be Britons’ route to a holiday?We’re giving all of the wonderful staff of our brilliant NHS a free, six-month digital subscription to The Telegraph. Just email NHS@telegraph.co.uk from your NHS email address.Send us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/05/20·12m 59s

Wednesday 6 May

The Government prepares to drop its “stay at home” slogan, a warning the pandemic could leave one million young Britons out of work and the UK's crisis response garners criticism in the global press.Read the diary of a coronavirus vaccine trial patient: https://bit.ly/2yp1yiwWe’re giving all of the wonderful staff of our brilliant NHS a free, six-month digital subscription to The Telegraph. Just email NHS@telegraph.co.uk from your NHS email address.Send us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/05/20·12m 26s

Tuesday 5 May

The UK reports the highest death toll in Europe, we investigate two Scandinavian countries with very different approaches to tackling the virus but similar rates of infection, and how the football season could finish, keeping players and clubs happy.Listen to the Audio Football Club podcastWe’re giving all of the wonderful staff of our brilliant NHS a free, six-month digital subscription to The Telegraph. Just email NHS@telegraph.co.uk from your NHS email address.Send us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/05/20·12m 58s

Monday 4 May

Contact tracing is set to begin on the Isle of Wight, fears that Latin America could become the new virus epicentre and why the crisis could mean curtains for some British theatres.Join Camilla Turner's Q&A on schools reopening on this page at 1pm on TuesdayWe’re giving all of the wonderful staff of our brilliant NHS a free, six-month digital subscription to The Telegraph. Just email NHS@telegraph.co.uk from your NHS email address.Send us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/05/20·12m 13s

Friday 1 May

The Government surpasses its target of 100,000 tests a day, Donald Trump claims to have seen evidence the virus originated at a Chinese laboratory, and why the golden age of cheap air travel might be over.Watch The Telegraph's short documentary, Conspiracy theories, panic buying and scapegoats: What Coronavirus tells us about human behaviourWe’re giving all of the wonderful staff of our brilliant NHS a free, six-month digital subscription to The Telegraph. Just email NHS@telegraph.co.uk from your NHS email address.Send us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/05/20·11m 6s

Thursday 30 April

Boris Johnson confirms the UK is past the peak of its outbreak, the Government rushes to meet its target of 100,000 tests a day and how travel could return in "bubbles".We’re giving all of the wonderful staff of our brilliant NHS a free, six-month digital subscription to The Telegraph. Just email NHS@telegraph.co.uk from your NHS email address.Send us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/04/20·14m 21s

Wednesday 29 April

Nearly one third of all care homes in England report outbreaks, warnings the UK could see a spike in cancer deaths and as Boris Johnson announces the birth of his son, we look into life as a new parent under lockdown.We’re giving all of the wonderful staff of our brilliant NHS a free, six-month digital subscription to The Telegraph. Just email NHS@telegraph.co.uk from your NHS email address.Send us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/04/20·10m 47s

Tuesday 28 April

Why the UK’s death toll could soon be the worst in Europe, Scotland recommends face coverings in shops and former foreign secretary, David Miliband tells us why a global response is the only way forward.Join Sarah Knapton’s Q&A on a “second peak” at 1pm on Wednesday: https://bit.ly/3f2t0TmWe’re giving all of the wonderful staff of our brilliant NHS a free, six-month digital subscription to The Telegraph. Just email NHS@telegraph.co.uk from your NHS email address.Send us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/04/20·12m 28s

Monday 27 April

The UK sees its lowest hospital death toll since March, Boris Johnson returns amid pressure to reopen the economy, and what the Government’s mantra, “guided by science” really means.We’re giving all of the wonderful staff of our brilliant NHS a free, six-month digital subscription to The Telegraph. Just email NHS@telegraph.co.uk from your NHS email address.Send us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/04/20·12m 16s

Friday 24 April

The complicated relationship between Donald Trump and his scientific advisers, a potential extension to the Brexit transition period and why girls will be most affected by school closures.Watch our short documentary: What damage is Covid-19 doing to the global economy?Read 'Why, despite the risks, I volunteered for the coronavirus vaccine trial'Enter our Lockdown AwardsWe’re giving all of the wonderful staff of our brilliant NHS a free, six-month digital subscription to The Telegraph. Just email NHS@telegraph.co.uk from your NHS email address.Send us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/04/20·11m 32s

Thursday 23 April

Testing rolled out for key workers, Scotland announces its plan to ease the lockdown and why aeroplanes are still landing in the UK.Join Monty Halls for his virtual world tour at 4pm every Friday.We’re giving all of the wonderful staff of our brilliant NHS a free, six-month digital subscription to The Telegraph. Just email NHS@telegraph.co.uk from your NHS email address.Send us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/04/20·14m 11s

Wednesday 22 April

A warning social distancing could be in place for up to a year, Parliament works from home and why you shouldn’t accept a travel voucher for your cancelled holiday.Read Katie Morley's round-up of your travel rights.We’re giving all of the wonderful staff of our brilliant NHS a free, six-month digital subscription to The Telegraph. Just email NHS@telegraph.co.uk from your NHS email address.Send us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/04/20·11m 54s

Tuesday 21 April

UK deaths hit a twenty-year high, reports the virus may have peaked and how Singapore went from leading the global response to having the most cases in South-East Asia.Join Laura Donnelly's Q&A on PPE on this page at 1pm on Wednesday.We’re giving all of the wonderful staff of our brilliant NHS a free, six-month digital subscription to The Telegraph. Just email NHS@telegraph.co.uk from your NHS email address.Send us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/04/20·8m 59s

Monday 20 April

More than a million people are furloughed, Germany cautiously eases its lockdown and why school closures are widening the attainment gap.We’re giving all of the wonderful staff of our brilliant NHS a free, six-month digital subscription to The Telegraph. Just email NHS@telegraph.co.uk from your NHS email address.Send us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/04/20·10m 13s

Friday 17 April

The Government announces a vaccine taskforce, Wuhan increases its death toll by fifty percent and how the 5G conspiracy took hold.Harry de Quetteville on childhood in the time of coronavirus: https://bit.ly/3agSbOFWatch - How the COVID-19 pandemic began: https://bit.ly/2xBeIIwWe’re giving all of the wonderful staff of our brilliant NHS a free, six-month digital subscription to The Telegraph. Just email NHS@telegraph.co.uk from your NHS email address.Send us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/04/20·13m 10s

Thursday 16 April

Lockdown extended for at least three weeks, the crisis wipes out 22 million US jobs and why travel will never be the same again.Join The Telegraph's virtual travel tour: https://bit.ly/3bgV6bdWe’re giving all of the wonderful staff of our brilliant NHS a free, six-month digital subscription to The Telegraph. Just email NHS@telegraph.co.uk from your NHS email address.Send us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/04/20·12m 37s

Wednesday 15 April

Families are given ‘the right to say goodbye’, Donald Trump takes aim at the World Health Organisation and why you’re having strange dreams in lockdown.Join Daniel Capurro's lockdown Q&A: https://bit.ly/2RHDqOyThe Sleep School's 7-Day Calming Bedtime Meditation: https://bit.ly/3bdBcOmWe’re giving all of the wonderful staff of our brilliant NHS a free, six-month digital subscription to The Telegraph. Just email NHS@telegraph.co.uk from your NHS email address.Send us a voice note or email with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/04/20·12m 51s

Tuesday 14 April

One in five UK deaths is now linked to Coronavirus, the Government foresees ‘tough times ahead’ for the economy amid startling predictions and why air fares could double once the lockdown is lifted.Join Dominic Gilbert's Coronavirus data Q&A on this page at 1pm on Wednesday: https://bit.ly/2XwPvd3We’re giving all of the wonderful staff of our brilliant NHS a free, six-month digital subscription to The Telegraph. Just email NHS@telegraph.co.uk from your NHS email address.Send us a voice note with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukFor all the latest news head to www.telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/04/20·11m 8s

Monday 13 April

Spain and Italy begin to ease lockdown measures as the UK Government confirms they won’t be lifted this week, and we ask why Germany’s mortality rate is so much lower than the UK’s.Send us a voice note with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukWe’re giving all of the wonderful staff of our brilliant NHS a free, six-month digital subscription to The Telegraph. Just email NHS@telegraph.co.uk from your NHS email address.For all the latest news head to www.telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/04/20·12m 9s

Friday 10 April

New York confirms more cases than any country, the UK government pledges to up PPE deliveries and we look into reports that minority ethnic groups are hit harder by the virus.Watch The Telegraph’s charity music video, ‘Lockdown’: https://bit.ly/3c9ceQlDonate to The Telegraph’s Coronavirus appeal to help those hardest hit by the crisis: https://bit.ly/34oSUvVSend us a voice note with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukFor all the latest news head to www.telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/04/20·10m 44s

Thursday 9 April

The Government extends the UK-wide lockdown, US unemployment soars and we ask if a well-known malaria drug really could be a "game-changer"Join Daniel Capurro’s lockdown Q&A: https://bit.ly/2yMZUXGRead ‘Coronavirus: the next 100 days - the future of UK, the economy and our health’: https://bit.ly/2UUmu9dSend us a voice note with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukWe’re giving all of the wonderful staff of our brilliant NHS a free, six-month digital subscription to The Telegraph. Just email NHS@telegraph.co.uk from your NHS email address.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/04/20·11m 18s

Wednesday 8 April

The Prime Minister’s condition improves, Donald Trump takes aim at the World Health Organisation and when does contact tracing become privacy invasion?Listen to Bryony Gordon’s Mad World: www.playpodca.st/madworldWe’re giving all of the wonderful staff of our brilliant NHS a free, six-month digital subscription to The Telegraph. Just email NHS@telegraph.co.uk from your NHS email address.Send us a voice note with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukFor all the latest news head to www.telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/04/20·12m 8s

Tuesday 7 April

Dominic Raab says the PM is a ‘fighter’ as he remains in intensive care, confusion over UK death rates and we ask if tech giants doing enough to tackle fake news.We’re giving all of the wonderful staff of our brilliant NHS a free, six-month digital subscription to The Telegraph. Just email NHS@telegraph.co.uk from your NHS email address.Send us a voice note with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukFor all the latest news head to www.telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/04/20·12m 7s

Monday 6 April: Special Update

The Prime Minister has been moved to Intensive Care after his condition worsened over the afternoon.Enter The Telegraph’s Journalists of Tomorrow competition: https://bit.ly/2RdipuvSend us a voice note with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukFor all the latest news head to www.telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/04/20·12m 36s

Monday 6 April

The Prime Minister remains in hospital, Spain’s death toll drops for the fourth consecutive day and the fashion designers turning their hand to hospital scrubs.Enter The Telegraph’s Journalists of Tomorrow competition: https://bit.ly/2RdipuvSend us a voice note with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukFor all the latest news head to www.telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/04/20·12m 42s

Friday 3 April

Matt Hancock warns people will die if the lockdown is breached, Brazil’s president downplays the crisis and isolation advice from an astronaut.Subscribe to Bryony Gordon's Mad World: www.playpodca.st/madworldSend us a voice note with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukFor all the latest news head to www.telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/04/20·13m 32s

Thursday 2 April

An ambitious new testing target, US unemployment surges and we look into China’s Coronavirus surveillance system.Join the Personal Finance team's Q&A: https://bit.ly/2wPsw1ZSend us a voice note with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukFor all the latest news head to www.telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/04/20·11m 36s

Wednesday 1 April

Germany races ahead on testing, a change of tone from Donald Trump and advice on talking to children about the crisis.Join the Global Health Security team's Q&A: https://bit.ly/2JubN73Send us a voice note with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukFor all the latest news head to www.telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/04/20·12m 18s

Tuesday 31 March

On this episode: Thousands more ventilators to be distributed to the NHS, campaigners warn of a spike in cases of domestic violence and advice for staying safe on video calls.Read Allison Pearson's Corona Chronicles: https://bit.ly/2Jx1iQ4Women's Aid: https://bit.ly/2JvwvTPSend us a voice note with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukFor all the latest news head to www.telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/03/20·10m 41s

Monday 30 March

Early signs the UK lockdown is working, inadequate protective equipment for care homes and we ask if airlines can weather the storm.Join Katie Morley's shopping Q&A at 1pm on Tuesday: https://bit.ly/2WUOo6HSend us a voice note with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukFor all the latest news head to www.telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/03/20·10m 46s

Friday 27 March

The UK sees its most fatal day yet, Sweden takes a relaxed approach to the pandemic and we look into the strange world of Covid deniers.From golden oldies to modern classics, read Michael Hogan's 20 best TV boxsets for the self-isolating over-70s: https://bit.ly/39pPVnQLinda Blair's daily dose of calm: https://bit.ly/3dBf2HlSend us a voice note with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukFor all the latest news head to www.telegraph.co.ukSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/03/20·12m 7s

Thursday 26 March

The US death toll tops one thousand, the Chancellor announces unprecedented measures to help the UK’s self-employed and advice for staying calm over the crisis.Join The Telegraph's live Q&A on support for the self-employed: https://bit.ly/2ydB9UfSend us a voice note with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukFor all the latest news head to www.telegraph.co.uk.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/03/20·11m 21s

Wednesday 25 March

A step towards tests that show if you’ve ever had the virus, why Covid-19 is causing new levels of uncertainty for cancer patients and advice for couples on staying together while you're forced to stay together.Send us a voice note with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukFor all the latest news head to www.telegraph.co.uk.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/03/20·11m 16s

Tuesday 24 March

The UK records its highest number of deaths in one day, the Olympics are postponed and how quickly could a vaccine be mass produced?Send us a voice note with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukFor all the latest news head to www.telegraph.co.uk.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/03/20·9m 24s

Monday 23 March

The UK’s biggest crackdown yet, stark figures from the World Health Organisation and how our commutes might never return to normal.The Telegraph's top tips for staying fit at home: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/health-fitness/body/stay-fit-home-self-isolating/Send us a voice note with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukFor all the latest news head to www.telegraph.co.uk.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/03/20·11m 33s

Friday 20 March

A UK lockdown, fresh hopes of a cure and we look into the psychology behind stockpiling.Listen to Danny's Two-Minute Briefing: www.playpodca.st/thebriefingSend us a voice note with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukFor all the latest news head to www.telegraph.co.uk.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/03/20·10m 4s

Thursday 19 March

The Prime Minister strikes a positive tone, as Italy's death toll overtakes China's, we ask if China is out of the woods, and our top television picks whilst you're self-isolating.Visit 'You Are Not Alone', a space for stories of support, community spirit, optimism and social connectivity: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/you-are-not-alone/Send us a voice note with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukFor all the latest news head to www.telegraph.co.uk.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/03/20·12m 29s

Wednesday 18 March

Boris Johnson announces school closures, a warning over Coronavirus scams and a GP answers listeners' questions.Visit 'You Are Not Alone', a space for stories of support, community spirit, optimism and social connectivity: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/you-are-not-alone/Send us a voice note with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukFor all the latest news head to www.telegraph.co.uk.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/03/20·16m 8s

Tuesday 17 March

The Chancellor throws British businesses a lifeline, a warning against non-essential travel out of the UK and coping with Coronavirus anxiety.Send us a voice note with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukFor 30 days' free access to The Telegraph: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/audioSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/03/20·10m 9s

Monday 16 March

Boris Johnson urges Britons to avoid non-essential social contact, the search for a vaccine reaches a new stage and we ask why schools remain open.Track where in the UK have cases of coronavirus been detected: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/03/16/coronavirus-uk-cases-deaths-map-scotland-wales-ireland/Send us a voice note with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukFor all the latest news head to www.telegraph.co.uk.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/03/20·11m 26s

Friday 13 March

A warning that this Coronavirus outbreak could be followed by another, concerns Chinese authorities are covering up the country’s role in the crisis and advice on how to self-isolate with children.Send us a voice note with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.ukFor all the latest news head to www.telegraph.co.uk.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/03/20·9m 57s
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